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CSPAN
Aug 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
on c-span. next, the communicator with facebook staffers and strategists who advise political campaigns, followed by past republican convention speeches, first, ronald reagan in 1980 in detroit, michigan, dwight eisenhower in 1956 in san francisco, california. >> well, this week on the communicator, we want to look at the issue of political communications, especially social media. joining us this week are two employees of facebook, katie har barth and adam conner. adam, what do you do at facebook? >> i help run the government and politics, division, along with katie here and our object is to evangelize facebook among the key constituencies, government officials on the agency side but also elected officials, members of congress, governors, state legislators, but also, political candidates and third party groups, so the obama campaign, the romney campaign, the political committees, and also, some of the prominent groups you're hearing about in this election, whether they're the superpacs or the move-ons of the world, and facebook is a pretty unique thing. it's not something that just exis
FOX News
Aug 10, 2012 3:00am PDT
quote was in vials of the law. how did they find out? they looked on facebook. the local government nailed her by look on her personal facebook page. >> anna: it's the letter of the law versus the spirit of the law. we want you to be the judge. what do you think? weigh in and make sure you hit us up on twitter or our web site. >> steve: last time i mention add birthday party on this show. >> brian: coming up straight ahead, ever wond what are it would be like if your p
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
or two employees of facebook, katie while harback and konar. what do you do it facebook? >> along with katie my colleague here our job is to evangelize for the adoption of facebook among some key constituencies. government officials both in the agency's i am also elected officials member of congress, governors, state legislatures, but also political candidates and third-party groups, said the obama campaign, the romney campaign, the political committees and also some of the prominent groups you are hearing about whether they are the supertax or the move on of the world, and facebook is a pretty unique thing. it's a mobile devices and applications and all sorts of things. so our job is to help folks in washington and the political world navigate that and how to use this technology to winning elections and communicate with constituents and voters. >> succumb how does that -- that means td is the republican. so do you do your job differently? >> it's funny when i first started on facebook i opened the the washington office and i service everybody. in 2011 we bought katie on board to
CNBC
Aug 7, 2012 9:00pm EDT
of computing and the internet. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg and paul allen, microsoft's cofounder. we begin with mark zuckerberg and facebook. if you have a facebook account, you've probably reconnected with an old pal, shared photos with your family, and gotten advice from your friends on what to buy and what to read. but facebook has bigger plans. it wants to turn the entire web into one big social network. lesley stahl first talked with mark zuckerberg in 2008, and three years later, we sat down with mark again. he gave us a preview of his site's new profile page, a change that would affect the 500 million people who were then using facebook, an idea that zuckerberg had cooked up in his dorm room at harvard. >> when you first thought about this--19 years old--is this what you had in mind? did you see this far into the future, or is it way beyond what you dreamed? >> well, it's funny. i mean, when i was getting started, you know, with my roommates in college, you never think that you could build this company or anything like that, right? because, i mean--it just--and we were college stude
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
're hearing about whether they're the super pacs or the moveons of the world. and facebook is a pretty unique thing. it's not something that just exists at facebook.com. our job is to help folks in washington and the political world navigate that and understand how to best utilize this technology, win elections and commune candidate with constituents -- communicate with constituents and voters. >> host: but you are the democratic half of that, right? >> guest: i am. >> host: so that means katie is the republican half. so do you do your job differently? >> guest: it's funny, when i started at facebook five years ago, i actually opened an office out of my apartment, and in 2011 we brought katie onboard to divide up the world a little bit more. we want all of the candidates and process and elected officials to be using this technology in order to better communicate with constituents and voters. but the nice thing is now instead of covering the whole world, i only cover half of it, and katie gets to handle the other half. >> host: well, katie harbath, what is your job at the on the facebook team?
ABC
Aug 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
descended on the scene. they would not confirm that the gunman post add crepted message on his facebook page saying the first day of school would be the last day of his life. meanwhil the injured student remains in shock trauma. >>> well the news spread over facebook, twitter and our team coverage continues. >> reporter: hundreds of parents put their kids on a bus and said be safe. have a good year. sometimes no words. >> i don't know. she's okay. she said she's okay. >> reporter: this powerful scene played out hundreds of times on ebenezer road. the concerned looks tellette story of -- tell the story of not know being. maybe more so for the parents of the children in that fourth period lunch, the ones who ran for their lives from the cafeteria to call their parents. >> he called mow and said mom, mom, mom. he said will's a shooting. i said, what? that doesn't happen at perry hall. >> reporter: but on august 27things at 10:45 on this first day of school, it did happen and her son can't unsee that. >> he came in with a shotgun and shot one at a table and one at the ceiling and one of the coun
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2012 6:30pm EDT
interaction with myspace, facebook and others all the time. the federal government is focus, as they should become on homeland security, terrorism, those types of issues. local das are focused on street crime, rape, robbery, and murder. and we let the internet providers conduct themselves up to this point. we have started to take a more regulatory role over the internet. >> i want to read an article from our guest reporter this week. in july, she wrote this article. here is the first sentence. i want to get your reaction. when the obama administration in february rolled out its approach to protecting consumer privacy online, it focused as much on industry self regulation as it did call for consumer privacy protection. >> industry self regulation is essential to it. in the sense that it is a free market. you buy a prague -- you are in maryland and you buy a product in oregon. and the person who sent you the product is fraudulent who has jurisdiction? the local da? the attorney general? but for e-bay, if people keep sending fraudulent products, nobody is going to use e-bay anymore. they have
FOX News
Aug 8, 2012 12:00am PDT
. and finally does not being on facebook mean you are a psycho path? why don't we go down to my basement and talk about it? >> thanks, andy. >> all right then. >> go away. >> no you go away. >> you go away. >> somebody has to get rid of him. >> let's welcome our guest. she is so hot that hot chocolate drinks her on cold nights. columnist and author ann coulter. it is the untold story and it is available in paperback starting this week. and if caw meed duck genius -- if comedic genius was a vuvuzela. >> he is the co author of america you sexy [bleep] and in florida a fair ride. and if brains were almonds i would eat his nuts at a bar. next to me, john gibson, the host of "the john gibson show" and he is running out of luck because his stories all suck. it is our new york times correspondent. hi, pinch. >> writer maria newman looks at the latest show in rock rockefeller center. it is made from nothing but twigs. i continue to be made from all of the news that's fit to print. what do you think you are made of, intern porch? >> i think i am made from bubble gum and niceness. >> are you made
FOX
Aug 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
up your image with your profile and piures on facebook then it can send you a customized offer from that store. but only if you give permission beforehand. 'facedeals' uses facebook's open platform but is not otherwise connected to facebook. the service was developed by the marketing &pfirm red-pepper, which use this promotional video to take you through it. log into facebook, grant 'facedeels' permission to image you verify your likeness.. "when a face is confidently recognized, the deal is set into action." the deallis then as the company says 'dynamicaaly optimized'.. that means your face is read, then matched up with your facebook 'like' history. the faaedeals system then delivers your coupon, your customized discount, right to your mobile device. it's whiz-bang, has laser-like efffciency, and concerns the heck out of privacy advocates. marc rotenberg is with the electronic privacy innormation center. (reporter: there's a surveillance camera in this store. we're always being filmed. hat's wrong with using the camera to do a little marketing?) "i thinkk the problem brian is that
FOX News
Aug 8, 2012 3:00am EDT
made. >> if something wrong with you if you are not on facebook? our panel will discuss. >>> hi. is there something wrong if you are not among the throng 1234*z nearly every man, woman and cat are on facebook. some think those shunning it on suspicious. forbes.com says the hr department looks at those not on facebook and for safety reasons young people shouldn't date anyone who is not on it, noting, quote, you may be getting a false name. it could be some kind of red flag. a german magazine, i love those. cash dash i love those, have taken it further saying mass murderers rarely have facebook profiles. some say take social network vai vai -- vacations, ie, unplugging for awhile. you know what we hear are a healthier addiction? trains. >> all right, look at that, a 1953e8! oh ya, listen to that bell. yes, listen to that bell. >> my god! listen to that horn! oh my god she is beautiful! she is beautiful! >> it ran him over an hour later. thank god for that. >> bill, you never had a facebook page. should everybody #*e be afraid of you, yes, but that's not the reason. >> never ha
KRON
Aug 20, 2012 8:00pm PDT
on september 19th. >>pam: facebook stock got a slight bump after hitting a brand new low today. facebook dropped to $18.75 per share before rebounded by 965. today's fall has investors worried that facebook cannot earn money fast enough. >> facebook got lucky, before closing bell a large investment firm changed their finance -- change their opinion from hold to buy. there was other bad news revealed, facebook first big outside investor has sold off the bulk of its holdings this fee was a co-founder of his health siri if you put money into facebook in cells fourth. he has sold off 216 trillion shares fury he got around 406 million for those shares but sold them when the stock is so low. actions like these britain's serious questions on how facebook get back off from their idea of rights. >> the stock on public almost three months ago. i do not know if they can get back. what will face the do to make money of tomorrow will ads? half of >> in apple has set a record for the most voluble company in the world. to coming up a look at how apple has reached that goal and how the company plans
CNBC
Aug 21, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to a fewer-year high. nasdaq to a 12-year high. fallout over a big facebook insider dumping a huge chunk of stock. much more on that story in just a moment. let's get straight to the markets. here is where we stand on the street now. take a look at the major averages. dow just gone negative. do you have the nasdaq and s&p in positive territory again. nasdaq highest since 2000. we are trading ought of the big stories today with john najar n najarian. are you a buyer or a seller at these levels? >> i'm stale buyer. waiting on europe and expect to be a positive outcome. i'm encouraged by the fact typical sniping and back and forth leading up to it. u.s. data has i am proved. that could all change in six months. right now i think have you buy into this market joe, do you agree? >> i think when you look at that time marketplace right now, trading at 1420, i have been incredibly bullish. i think it is time to shake the trees. overall the market goes higher whether it be through september or october. i think in the near term we pull back to 1390 this is the s&p. wouldn't be surprised to see th
CNBC
Aug 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
want to continue the debate on where social media stocks continue to trade. facebook continues to get hammered today. that stock has been certainly getting hit day after day. i know you're looking at something a little bit different here on the screen. we continue to follow what's happening in social media stocks, we continue to follow what the fed chairman ben bernanke may deliver today at 2:15 eastern time. we'll certainly be all over that. but guys, let's take a look at what's happening with social media stocks right now. facebook continues to get hammered, dropping to new low again, it briefly broke below $21. >> joe is on my right, you have to give some credit to him, he's been saying for quite some time it stay away from it. i would agree. i think we've been saying collectively stay away. you look at linkedin and you look at the valuation of the stock, it's trading sometimes 60-something times forward earnings. the story of a lot of stocks, i understand that people get into them. i understand the attraction towards the facebook, the linkedin, or the zynga. but i don't understand
CNBC
Aug 15, 2012 12:00pm EDT
najarian and pete najarian. our top story, friending facebook. some of the biggest whales on the street revealing sizable stakes in the embattled social media company with the stock down. is it finally time to get in? pete, you are in. and we don't know if some of these guys have reduced some of the stakes or what. >> and in some cases i think i read somewhere where some of these folks were even in before the ipo. in any case, we're seeing that we are finally starting to know there are a lot of folks that are still excited about facebook or at least so we think that they are. i can tell you, the option paper over the last couple of sessions just continues to be very, very bearish or they are buying some protection. in either case, you are seeing a lot of puts trading and a lot of folks that are still expecting that there could be some downside to this name. >> josh brown, the big guy is in. should the little guy get in? >> the big guy is not in. if you actually do the math -- first of all, 13 apps 45 days after the close of the quarter. what this is reflecting is a sales trader hooked u
Current
Aug 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
to facebook has made it his life's mission to go through the unchartered mine field. finally, yves behar is here to talk about the $100 laptop and other break through designs. first, the legendary willie brown. it's great to have you on the show. convention in just a few days. you are an experienced convention goer. do they matter anymore? they're scripted, there's no floor fights. they used to make a difference and there was suspense. >> it's dramatically different. i've been to every convention since 1960. >> when a vice president really mattered. >> when the convention meant something. when you had some credential fights, some rule fights, some platform fights. all of it is now fixed and packaged, so much so that in a horrible place like charlotte i'm not going. >> you're not going. >> i'm all booked and all that stuff to go, but i'm definitely not going. just think about it. if you're stuck in charlotte where do you receipt? >> conventions aren't just for those delegates and friends of the president. they also serve some purpose don't they? >> no, not anymore. not anymore. there's no
CBS
Aug 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to twitter or facebook >> but it didn't, it happened to the dmv in a state which is the home of innovation and silicon valley. bell says the agency is still far from a showpiece of technology >> i had to update my license recently and i tried to do the whole thing on line and it took two steps across 30 days. >> though they did send out updates over twitter along with low-tech human touch. information is on twitter but go to cbssf.com and we have it all there for you. >> you can get recognized every time you walk into a store. our new facial recognition software can help you get the best deals on everything from coffee to clothing. >> when it comes to sun protection there is a crucial part of your body that is often ignored. >> on the campaign trail, the candidates and their running mates chris cost three key states today. president obama and mitt romney shifted focus to energy issues. >> on the campaign trail in different battleground states, president obama and mitt romney both focused on energy. coal miners stood behind romney as he blasted president obama >> he also said we could build
FOX
Aug 10, 2012 5:30am EDT
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CSPAN
Aug 20, 2012 8:00am EDT
at the attorney general level. we've done a number of cases whether it's craig's list, myspace, facebook, we have interaction with them all the time because we are the protectors of the consumers, and the consumers that are the people on the internet. the federal government is focused, as properly they should be, on terrorism and homeland security, those types of issues. local das are focused on street crime, rape, robbery and murld, and we've really let the internet providers sort of conduct themselves, and we've started to take more of a regulatory role over the internet at the attorney general level. >> host: i want to read an article from our guest reporter this week, juliana gruenwald of the national journal, but in july ms. grunewald wrote this article, and here's the first sentence, i want to get your reaction. when the obama administration in february rolled out it approach to protecting consumer privacy online, it put as much emphasis on industry self-regulation as it did in its call for legislation to provide consumers with priestles protection. >> guest: and there is, you know, the ind
CNBC
Aug 3, 2012 1:00pm EDT
in seven sessions, facebook actually getting a big bounce back. getting a leg up from linkedin's better than expected numbers and groupon and zynga doing better. worst is activision. despite the fact that the earnings look pretty good and boosted the outlook, concern of dropping numbers with the world of warfare subscriptions. tyler, are you among those that subscribe? >> i am not. i wouldn't know a joystick from a fork but i know a fork. thanks very much. scott wapner the best chef i know by the way is also host of "fast money halftime report." it's been a crazy week. >> it has. >> what's your sense of what the traders are saying? >> what a difference a day makes. yesterday all talk, no action in the aftermath 0of the ecb meeting. now the traders and the ones i'm talking to, more bullish. joe, a guy you hear from, says the chase for performance leads the markets higher. stephen weiss growing more bullish. he thinks you have an all clear. jobs report good. draghi is going to be there. it's a matter of when. >> and how and what. >> larry fink of blackrock in there yesterday on the floor
CNBC
Aug 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
i'll see everybody tonight on "fast money". talking about this facebook lockup. we'll see how shares close. apple tv set box, we're taking a look at how this impacts the cable companies because they could see the biggest impact. >> we've come to the end of our time. that's it for street. >> "halftime report" gets under way right now. >> welcome to the halftime show, four hours to go until the close. here's where we stand. stocks are in the green. teches leading the way, the dow is within 60 points or theres about of a 4 1/2 year closing high. and here's what else we're following on halftime. big dividends, high yielding stocks have been the winning trade. is that about to end as rates back up? apple's next frontier your living room. how an apple cable box can disrupt the media industry. we're tracking all the big movers. first our top story the facebook face plant shares hit agnew low today as the first of several lockups expires, freeing insiders to sell their stock and sell they are. in the first ten minutes of action facebook traded half of its daily volume. it's been a spe
NBC
Aug 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
sensation, so much so facebook ceo mark zuckerberg asked to be in her picture. >> a 101-year-old woman from menlo park has taken a liking to facebook and this morning people from around the world are requesting to be her friend. george shows us what the buzz is all about. >> reporter: meet florence. she's 101 years old, and she's part of the world's largest social networking site. >> how come you're not on facebook? >> reporter: a question she asks of people who are not because at 101 years of age she's officially the oldest facebook user in the world. >> i can't make any calls, no big deal. >> reporter: she was born a few years before world war i even started. it's such a big deal facebook's head hohn hoe mark zuckerberg himself had to meet her, and he did. >> it was fun. he was very reserved, very pleasant, and stood by me and shook hands. so that was nice. >> reporter: she joined facebook back in august 2009 and had a small number of friends, but after this was taken with zuckerberg yesterday, it says everyone around the world wants ton her friend. she spends most of her time now confirm
SFGTV
Aug 2, 2012 5:30am PDT
to not only graduate with a degree, but to have a job as well. >> thank you. >> is an gonzalez, from facebook. and want to follow up that it is great to hear you are pursuing an education in technology, particularly in the bay area. we just launched facebook academy, where we have students working from east palo alto. to expose our youth to technology -- that is the future. i think what is interesting is social media, where we work on a social jobs partnership. how do we leverage the social web? i want to put this on the table as part of the broader conversation. for example, zynga would not exist without facebook. zynga has more employees than facebook. if we can bring the youth into all of this and the development of apps, i think we have a wonderful opportunity. >> at jomon, would you take away from that experience? -- at jawbone, what do you take away from that experience? >> to be active and take the initiative in the office. i worked at the front desk, doing office coordination. i make sure all the other employees making this technology are happy, and everything is going seamlessly. i w
FOX
Aug 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
about bullying and what could drive a victim... to take drassic measures. on the facebook site of the suspected shooter he posted an alarming comment yesterday before school-- quote - "this is the first daa of school... the last day of my life."his facebook paae shows photos of him concealing his facee and lists charles &pmaason - along with columbine shooters - among his likes and inspirations.experts say victims of bullying sometimes respond in very dramatic ways... and feel they are life. < "now i have wo choices. i can take this into my own hands - retaliation. or i can turn it inward on myself - sui> suicide."> still... pith all these supposed siggs, a family member of the alleged shooter gave a statement on the family's behaaf ssying: "we are hhrrified. we did not see this coming and our thoughts and prayers re with faaily. m and the victim'ss - now let's turn to the witnesses of this shooting... we also asked our expert about the best way to aftermath for them. he recommendes parents start by about their feelings....buu not to push them. live at perry ha
NBC
Aug 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
and in toward the south bay. started yesterday. su wonderful pictures on facebook. be careful out there. >> there is a lot of moving going on on the new span of the bay bridge. christie smith is live on treasure island this morning with why what happens today is going to affect drivers in the next 100 years. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, laura. already leading up to this point there has been a lot of work going on. for months crews have been slowly pulling cable. there are diagonal lifts pulling it up what looks like a ski lift. now it gets complicated, shifting the weight from the steel supports, and then the main available that they have been working on building. making it the longest single loop suspension bridge. this is a slow process. it's called load transfer and what happens, the crews use hydraulic jacks to create tension, pull the wayne cable. that causes the road to lift up about 18 inches off of the temporary support system. there are a series of steps to make it work. once the load transfer is complete, the table acts as a sling supporting the weight of the entir
KRON
Aug 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
case. we would like for you to give us your take on the situation on our web site as well as facebook and twitter. at 5:00 p.m., the facebook stock sell-off, just how much the new stock dropped after certain investors were allowed to sell. the campaign trail is heating up, we will show you the anti obama adds some are calling this with a vote attack and were the republicans are stopping today. baseball excitement for a bay area little league team. how the petaluma team is doing of the league world series. >>catherine: the presidential candidates and their supporters are still busy keeping each other of the nasty ads and the bad behavior. the obama campaign is upset about a documentary style video released by republicans. a group of operatives created the video and accuses the obama administration of leaking u.s. secrets for political the vintage. >> the president's reelection campaign says republicans are trying to swift vote the providence, a reference to hardball smear tactics the white house has denied any intelligence leaks. then there is the ongoing fuss over mitt romney taxes. a
NBC
Aug 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
. the plan airlines are working on to trim down seat space. >>> another facebook investor sells and something new for your iphone as well. business news is next. >>> welcome back. to decision 2012 we go. how will the gop deal with isaac if it threatens next week's convention? nbc peter al has the latest on that and the war of words on the campaign trail. >> reporter: with the potentially high octane hurricane threatening to swamp next week's republican convention, mitt romney and paul ryan's radar is focused on the issues, not isaac. zerg in on what they argue is president obama's mishandling of the economy. >> we have now had four years in a row with the president that's built electrical dollar deficits. it's bad economics, it's the wrong course for america. >> president obama said that the private sector is doing just fine. this is the obama imaginary recovery. >> reporter: campaigning in las vegas wednesday. >> republicans in congress led -- no, no, no. don't boo. vote! >> the president is bettinge can convince voters this election is not a referendum. >> you're willing to stand with me an
CBS
Aug 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
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MSNBC
Aug 3, 2012 2:30am PDT
. the house transportation committee and the faa are investigating. >>> to business, where facebook's run on wall street has gone from bad to worse. shares of the social media sit hit an all-time low, which marks five straight days of losses for facebook. translating to a loss of almost $50 billion since its initial public offering in may. let's take an earl will i look at the markets as we get all up in your business this morning. >> good morning, it's quite a turn-around isn't it, for facebook, a company, the largest ipo ever to emerge out of silicon valley, $100 billion was the original market cap. this stock which saw a share price fall through $20 in trading yesterday from the original listing price of $38, so that's a 47% decline in the share price. the questions around the company's revenue streams have never really gone away from the original listing. we saw the latest quarterly numbers to the markets recently, just confirmed that the revenue growth was at 32%. that might still seem fairly strong, but this is a new, innovative company and originally the rate was more like 100%. so
WHUT
Aug 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
. get in touch on twitter. i'm also posting updates on facebook. please join our facebook page. let's take a look at some of the other stories making headlines around the world. a russian passenger jet is making an emergency landing in iceland following a bomb threat. passengers have been evacuated at the airport and police are carrying out checks on the plane. jet was on a flight from new york to moscow when an anonymous caller first said there was a bomb on board. a military court in the u.s. has temporarily suspended the trial of an army major accused of the murder of 13 people in 2009 while the appeals court considers whether a judge can force him to shave his beard. lawyers for major nidal hassan said the beard is an expression of his muslim faith, but the prosecution argues it makes it hard for witnesses to identify him. the latest tests of an unmanned hypersonic aircraft designed to travel six times the speed of sound has ended in failure. the experimental aircraft was supposed to client at maks 6 5 minutes after being launched, a b-52 bomber at 20,000 meters. u.s. air force
ABC
Aug 15, 2012 5:30pm EDT
recognition matches up with your profile on facebook and can send you a customized offer. it uses facebook's platform. the service was developed by the marketing firm red pepper which uses this promotional video to take you through this. log into facebook. grant it, verify your likeness. >> when a face is confidently recognized, the deal is set into action. >> reporter: the deal is optimized. it delivers your coupons with the customized coupon to your facebook account. mark rotenberg is with the electronic privacy information. there's a surveillance camera in this store. what's wrong with doing it for marketing? >> people will find their personal information will become quickly available to the stores that they're visiting. >> reporter: what's wrong with it if they sign up? >> people will need to know how much of their personal information is being made available. it's not simply their identity. on facebook, for example, it would be their network of friends, likes, interests. a lot of that becomes available. i don't think a lot of people would agree to that. >> we're not going to be pullin
CNBC
Aug 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
crash of you know, a couple of years ago. the facebook ipo debacle. the bats ipo debacle and now this. it cannot be good for the psyche of the individual and the smaller investor, who sees all this and wonders, what the heck is going on. why am i hearing about this all the time? >> it isn't good for everybody. but i think that what we need to do is figure out how this doesn't happen any more. i mean used to, mistakes used to happen all the time. we used to stop mistakes in individual stocks on a daily basis. if we can just figure out a market structure that prevents this kind of thing from happening. it's very unfortunate that we're in a situation where a software glitch, like a miss on a test can cause a firm to have this kind of problem. >> joe? >> let me ask you, i was part of it at the nymex exchange, how culpable are the actual exchange. back in the day i was able to take my server for $20,000 and go put it on the cme, directly or whether it was i.c.e. itself. the exchange themselves, there's culpability, isn't there? >> i don't want to say that the exchanges are culpable, but th
CNBC
Aug 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of a four-year high. facebook tidal wave. should investors batten down the hatches ahead of next week's lockup expiration? how big could the wave of selling be? and should you take cover now? trading all the big mores today with john and pete najarian, josh brown and steve grasso. first our top story. the transformation of jcpenney. despite a bigger than expected loss, ceo ron johnson says his plan to turn around the struggling retailer is on track. are you buying what he's selling? wall street certainly seems to be. at least for today. tra traders or you pete? >> i'm not. i'm seeing this just like everybody else, i'm very, very surprised to see it get off. but it was really getting pushed down to the downsid. we were trading underneath $20 a share. this was a bad report though across the board. and then all of a sudden you look over at somebody like nordstrom's, also look at macy's the other day and you can see drastic differences in some of the performance. so until ron johnson can essentially, you know, show us the money, i'm not buying it right now and i would think this would be
CNBC
Aug 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
najarian. first, the top story, facebook. the stock is down 50% since going public. as it's declined, scrutiny of the company has only increased if the question we ask today, does a business with 900 million users and seemingly unlimited growth potential have too many enemies on wall street? steve weiss, is it sometime to show facebook some love? >> you can show love but you don't have to buy the stock. i think what zuckerberg create sd mind blowing, 900 million users. still, you need to know what the strategy is. investing on wall street, you start bringing emotion into it you're sure to lose money. i want to know what the mobile strategy is and i want to see valuation come down. the price in the ipo was an artificial price. nothing really to do with the fundamentals. i still think you have to wait a. and by the way, scott, more leg lockups expiring by the end of the year. >> i got you. are we being unnecessarily harsh on facebook and zuckerberg? stock had some problems since it got out of the gate for a number of reasons. 00 million users. they're going to figure out mobile. >> rea
CNBC
Aug 21, 2012 9:00am EDT
in facebook. and eclipsing microsoft for the crown, apple, if we don't adjust for inflation. second quarter results reporting its eighth same sales store declined in nine quarters and they're giving a cash flow forecast the rest of the year. they're basically saying we have a new ceo coming in town and we will take the guidance away. >> we could be talking about radio shack, circuit city. you take a look at what they're selling not good. consumer l, cell phone, bad, notebooks bad. i don't know what else there is. magic jack? honestly, i don't see a lot positive here. schultz wanted to get involved, wanted to do something. they should give him the company, sold to you, 23 bucks. >> i will try to find a little silver lining, i guess. comp store sales fell 6%. hold on. that was a smaller drop than they had in the fiscal first quarter. >> so best buy is good. >> i'll lose money on everything i sell and make it up in volume. >> they don't have volume either. >> they have taken the shares, buy high, stock buying low? >> i guess so. $19.28 on average is what they bought the stock at during the sec
CNN
Aug 19, 2012 10:00am PDT
smith, that former s.e.a.l., told me he is an independent voter but says on his facebook page that he was once a spokesman for the tea party. >> and opsec lists its headquarters as being in this building in a certain suite and we found out also in that suite are two republican strategy groups and no other groups. we are told by someone in the suite that opsec doesn't have much more than a desk there. a spokeswoman told us where they are located has nothing to do with the message they wanted to get out. >> could that message hurt president obama like swift boat damaged john kerry? >> it could hurt him. it is a very competitive election. it is going to come down to 25,000 votes in a handful of states. national security is a sensitive issue for many people. >> op. is is one of three groups coming out with that. neither would confirm the military experience of those in the film. >> this is one of the stories where the old watergate rule applies. can you follow the money? where are they getting it? >> they are not disclosing their donors, set up as a special nonprofit under the tax code. t
CNBC
Aug 17, 2012 9:00am EDT
with the facebook fallout. shares hitting a new low after the first lock-up expired. who's telling how much more downside for the stock when the massive lock-ups come later this year. >> a new milestone for apple shares, closing at a new all-time high as jeffries raises its price target to a whopping $900 a share. we'll talk to the analyst behind that call. >> and the turnaround at the gap continues. the retailer boasting a beat on earnings and raising its guidance. gap shares trading higher premarket. a phenomenal performance for that stock over the last year. >> and then as we mentioned, there is europe shares hitting a 13-month high fueled by comments from europe's angela merkel that the country remains committed to the euro. we stick with facebook. one day after the stock failed to all-time lows, $19.69, was that intraday low before closing at $19.87 following the first lock-up expiration. mark zuckerberg, according to "the wall street journal," conceded it may be painful to watch his investors continue to retreat from facebook stocks. the value of shares have fallen from $19.1 billion to ju
CNBC
Aug 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
optimistic, but does it focus on capital returns signal slowing growth? >> today is the day facebook's first lockup expiration is here, potentially sending 10% of its hope to the market. we are tracking the fb trade. >> and a microphone always helps me. appletv, more than a settop box? we'll have the latest. >>> let's start off with walmart. at the dow component offering beating the street by a penny, revenues coming in a by shy of analyst estimates. the retail giant also raising full-year earning guidance main be below. jim, this is a case of emh kind of quarter, but the stock had run up prior to the quarter, so we have a 2.5% decline. >> if the stock had been at 70, 69, people might say happy days are here again. it's just that when this stock has had such a run, it's got to blow out. i was thinking what number would walmart have to do? revenues blow out, and they couldn't do that, but they delivered, and they delivered and now there's a pause. i think under 70 people will come right back. >> yesterday we raised a question of whether walmart was fully valued at this point. bernstein a coup
CNBC
Aug 23, 2012 1:00pm EDT
right now. >>> we have breaking news on facebook. it's a product release but is it really designed to be more of a distraction of the stock price which is down 48% since its may 18th listing? >> process? >> when's zuckerberg? i don't know him! where is this company? where are they? i don't know. >> well, we know where jim is. he's here to weigh in on the breaking news that julia boorstin will have in a second and simon of course in for tyler at the nyse. for those of you listening and just joining us, the dow jones industrial average was down 100 points a few moments ago. now down 97. s&p down better than 9 points just above the 1400 mark and the nasdaq traded down two thirds of a percent. the gold market is rallying. up 35 bucks on gold and brent up two thirds of a percent. more on the markets and investors thinking about in a few minutes but first to julia and the breaking news on facebook. julia? >> we got exclusive access to facebook addressing a big mobile problem. the social network is half a billion mobile users and hasn't ramped up the mobile ads. part of the solution may b
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Aug 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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Aug 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Aug 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
but nothing has been resolved. check out shares of facebook. the stock managed to gain some ground yesterday after briefly dropping below 19 bucks a share but that was before the big news after the bell and it was a shocker. in an sec filing released late yesterday revealed facebook's earliest investor sold the majority of his stake in the company of a sale that was planned before facebook's ipo. he sold 21.million shares last week after the ipo lockup expired. he also distributed another 2.2 million shares to investors. thiel still holds 5.6 million shares between last week and the sale of the shares prior to facebook's ipo. he made about a billion bucks. you can see it right here. not a good sign if you are a facebook shareholder that peter has decided that he's not playing along any more. >> they said this was a sale that was land before the ipo but if you watch what happened and you knew what a critical time this was for the company you know how employees have been nervous, zuckerberg has had to come in and cheer them up, don't focus on the short term. this is your long term game. >> he
CNBC
Aug 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
by the flash crash. you name it. facebook offering didn't help. >> i think it is the last stock to have any faith in. you are talking about facebook. that was the death nail. i love the products. everybody is on one side of the boat. if anything goes wrong it will get ugly in a hurry. >> stock split yes or no and good idea, yes or no? >> if they are going the dow, 3 for one split. >> he is not here any more. something that steve jobs wouldn't have done. again, you are just cutting up the pie. it's still the same pie. >> one of the reasons why this market has gotten so little respect is because it was led by te telecon utilities and tobacco. is that a reason this rotation is broadening out? >> it got taken off the table. i am in all of these defensive names and if the global economy will not come to an end, let's look further on the risk spectrum. i know you have been talking about this. so many people are underweighted the market or short. >> that is breaking news here. peter sells majority of his remaining facebook shares. this according to a filing that was made with the sec. peter sellin
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2012 8:00pm EDT
, facebook, interaction with them all the time because we are the project -- protectors of the consumers, consumers, people on the internet. the federal government is focus is properly they should be on terrorism and, and security in those types of issues. local da are focused on street crime, rape, robbery, murder. we have relief that the internet providers sort of do it themselves up to this point and we have taken a regulatory role over the internet at the attorney-general level. >> host: of want to read an article from our guest reporter. in july she wrote this article. here is the first sentence. when the obama administration in february ruled that its approach to protecting consumer privacy online it put as much emphasis on industry self regulation as it did in its call for legislation to provide consumers with privacy protection. >> and there is, you know, the industry -- industry self regulation component is essential in the sense that it is a free-market. people will go places where they're protected. look at ebay. you buy a product. in maryland, buy a product in oregon. a perso
ABC
Aug 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> and facebook stock hits another all-time low. but it it the bottom? latest news coming up live from bloomberg west. >> and michael finney taking your questions on twitter and facebook. you can contact michael on twitter and facebook.com/michael finney abc 7. >> taking a look at the skyway. it's hefy and breezy out there as you can tell by the way the camera is jumping around. traffic on the left tried to make its way across the bay bridge. easier for drivers heading south to the peninsula and points beyond. stay with us. >>> this afternoon the federal government launched a crack down on children being left inside hot cars following deaths of eight children nationwide in just the first week of august. the look before you lock campaign reminds parents to double check vehicles before walking away. >> just doesn't have a profile that you can say rich, poor, young, old, smart, stupid thchl can happen to anyone. >> and one key tip to remind parents their children under the back seat leave the purse, brief case or cell phone next to the child so you won't forget either when leaving the car. >> there
NBC
Aug 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to facebook's oldest user. and what she's saying about her recent visit with mark zuckerberg and her message to other seniors. >>> good evening. in the weather center. a lot of sunshine today. temperatures in the 90s for the east bay. 93 walnut correct. and 91 in the south bay for gilroy. we're tracking a little bit of a cooler start here in san johojo with temperatures in the 50s. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> new at 11:00. right now, workers at a sausalito 7-eleven store are counting their lucky stars. a truck slammed into their store. it made it halfway into
CNBC
Aug 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> that does it for "closing bell." >> "options actions" starts right now. >> facebook shares hit another all time low. how to get your money back in just under four months. plus, how would you like to buy one for just over a buck? it's an options trade on the aerospace giant. and they will show you how to make money, too. it's a rare occasion that only scott nations can explain. the action begins right now. >> and live, i am mandy. happy friday, everybody. >> guess what? the markets are getting a bernanke bounce. but, there was one stop that was really breaking the hearts of retail traders yet again and that would be facebook. is there any hope for this fiasco? let's get in the money now and find out. i believe this performance comes on a day that tech was quite strong. >> first things first. you thought you were going to have us talk to a chair. >> that's later on in the show. >> listen, we had the bounce and a lot of risk assets. i don't think investors would categorize this as a risks a st. the thing closes at all time lows. you have a real sentiment shift. it's getting worse and worse. p
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